Mayor De Blasio’s Son Writes Op Ed Saying Racism Is ‘All Too Common’ In Public SchoolsDante de Blasio has written an op-ed in the New York Daily News, supporting the mayor’s call to change admissions standards at eight schools in the city.
Teacher Says He Was Suspended For Serving Pancakes During State TestA middle school teacher in Pennsylvania is reportedly heading back to work just days after he was suspended for serving his students pancakes during a state exam.
State Budget Cuts Jeopardizing NYC’s School-Based Health ClinicsThousands of New York City school children are in danger of losing valuable medical care. Now, officials in the Bronx are pleading with state lawmakers to restore the funding they cut from the budget.
De Blasio Changes Stance On Charter Schools As Part Of Mayoral Control AgreementDe Blasio was never a fan of charter schools, but now he’s a believer – or at least willing to publicly wave the white flag.
De Blasio: $65 CUNY Application Fee To Be Waived For Students In NeedUnder the new rule, eligible students will be able to waive fees for up to six CUNY applications.
Officials: Crime In NYC Schools Down 35 Percent, Weapon Seizures UpCrime in New York City schools has dropped significantly over the last five years, but the number of weapons confiscated from students is up, according to officials.
Where To Find Cheap College Textbooks In NYCTextbooks are one of the largest expenses for college students. Find out ways to save money this semester.
Best Digital Photography Classes In NYCWant to learn your digital camera without spending a lot of money? There are some great resources for little or no money in the city.
CBS2 EXCLUSIVE: LI Woman Fights For School Bus Access For Children Of Sick ParentsIt's back to the drawing board in Albany, for a bill that would provide school buses for children whose parents are too sick to take them to school.
Officials: NY Standardized Test Scores Won't Be Used To Evaluate TeachersThe decision stems from Governor Andrew Cuomo's Common Core Task Force, which released recommendations on revisions to the state's standardized testing program last week.
De Blasio: Three Failing Schools In Brooklyn Slated To CloseBill de Blasio has announced a plan to close three Brooklyn public schools struggling with low enrollment rates and high faculty turnover.
Only 35 Percent Of NYC Students College-Ready, DOE SaysOne pro-charter group leader said the numbers "remind us that with two thirds of high school students failing to graduate college ready, education in New York City is in a state of emergency.''